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[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Free Nationwide WiFi: Myths & Facts
Attorney Michelle Cohen: Increased Federal Enforcement of Mobile Commerce in 2013
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
FCC to Create Free National Super WiFi Network? Not Anytime Soon—Dana Frix
Corporate Law Report: Managing Cyber Risks, BYOD, Obama's NLRB Crisis, Iran Sanctions, and More
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins the LEVICK Team
Corporate Law Report: Economic Espionage Act, Top FCPA Enforcement Actions, Trademark Audits, and More
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Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
Corporate Law Report: Mobile App Privacy, HR & the FCPA, Insider Trading, First Sale Doctrine, More
The IRS recently released an Information Letter, written in response to a congressman’s inquiry about an unidentified charity’s unidentified practices, confirming that Section 501(c)(3) organizations may use the internet to...more
In This Presentation:
- Incorporation/Annual Corporate Reporting
- Foreign Corporation Authorization/Reporting
- State Tax - Registration and Reporting
- Charitable Solicitation...more
As a business owner, all year you have likely been running around acting as manager, developer, business generator, marketer, human resource manager and administrative assistant. Given the numerous roles, it is often tough...more
In This Issue:
Online Advertising; PA Sales Tax Prepayment Option; State & Local Tax Seminars; PA School Districts Seek to Increase Property Taxes; Florida Domicile Upheld; Nonresident Limited Partners Lose Entire...more
From our offices in Boston, Portland, and Portsmouth, Pierce Atwood’s State and Local Tax Group provides litigation, planning, transaction, regulatory, and legislative services to business, associations, and individuals on...more
This year’s short legislative session produced significant new tax laws dealing with all of Maine’s major taxes, as well as increased legislative oversight of Maine Revenue and dynamic fiscal analysis. Below is a brief...more
In this presentation:
- What is Unrelated Business Income?
- UBIT Exceptions: Qualified Sponsorship Income
- UBIT Exceptions: Royalty Income
- Cause-Related Marketing
Please see full presentation...more
In December of 2009, Verizon Communication, Inc.’s two “baby bell” subsidiaries in Virginia (Verizon Virginia, Inc. and Verizon South, Inc. — collectively, “Verizon”) filed applications to correct erroneous assessments of...more
Trademarks Have Come of Age.....
Every Nonprofit Has Brands to Protect.....
The Rise in Legal Battles Among Nonprofits Over Trademarks.....
Clearing Trademarks: Selection and How to Work with Marketing...more
What is Unrelated Business Income?
- What is unrelated business income?
- What is excluded from unrelated business income?
- Explanation of specific UBI exceptions
THE PARTICIPATION OF CELEBRITIES in charitable causes is rooted in tradition and increasingly apparent in a variety of venues. When those who are famous for their achievements in the arts, entertainment, media, or sports...more
A non-profit organization (the "Applicant") decided to operate a charitable endeavor it called "Facts" and "Acts". The idea was that the Applicant's website would host a news aggregation site, together with links to donate to...more
Social Media “Enjoy the Buzz but Don’t Get Stung”
Great opportunity but not without risk
Not just the Wild West out there
–Federal Trade Commission rules on endorsements and testimonials
–National Labor Relations...more
In This Issue:
Advertising & Marketing and Energy: FTC Proposes Revised Green Marketing Guides; Advertising and Marketing Litigation: U.S. Trade Representative Seeks Public Comment For List of Markets Notorious for...more
Last week, the Maryland Tax Court heard arguments in ConAgra Brands, Inc. v. Comptroller of the Treasury, No. 09-IN-OO-0150. ConAgra Brands is the most recent case in which the Comptroller has asserted nexus over an...more
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